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Covering Tahoe Truckee’s community, people, pets, health and wellness, and nature.

Annual Garden Tour Returns to Truckee

The Lake of the Sky Garden Club’s 23rd annual garden tour is back in Truckee this year for the first time since 2006.

Cute Little Devil

Flip the dog tells you what adorable animal is up for adoption at the Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe.

The Real House Cats of Washoe and Nevada Counties

The newest contributor for Flip's Friends, Delroy the Cat, pictures his life as a reality TV show.

Where in Tahoe Was Mark Twain?

Did Mark Twain camp on the East Shore or the North Shore?

Smooth Rolling: Rules to Road Biking in Tahoe

Whether it's the price of gas, environmental awareness, the 'Lance Factor,' or aging baby boomers whose backs need a break from mountain biking, road...

Invasion of the Metrosexuals and ‘Lady Marmalade’ a la Caffeine

A mixology of high altitude gadfly gossip for oxygen starved brain cells.

Pam and Dale Chamblin

Pam and Dale Chamblin are supporters of community service and the Tahoe lifestyle

Delectable Early Season Climbing in Yosemite

Yosemite Valley contains enough world-class cliffs to sate any climber’s appetite.

Chillin’ with Chester

Flip's Friends
Chester’s hobbies include long walks in the woods, rolling in the snow, wrestling and ice skating. Chester still has that puppy goofiness. When he runs, parts of his body move in all directions. All thi sand he is looking for someone to love him.

Falling into Winter

Work these home care tips into your to-do list as you relish the warm summer days, and you’ll experience a seamless, unhurried transition into fall.